Category Archives: Current News

BSH is happy to announce the addition of Attorney Andrea P. Demers

Andrea joined the firm in January 2021. Andrea is a 2006 graduate from William & Mary Law School and is Of Counsel to the firm.  She has previously worked with local firms primarily responsible for all aspects of civil litigation, … Continue reading

BSH is happy to announce the addition of Attorney Crystal Navarra

Crystal joined the firm in August 2020. Crystal is a 2010 graduate from University of Miami School of Law.  She has previously worked in other local firms primarily responsible for all aspects of insurance defense civil litigation and personal injury … Continue reading

Attorney Steven DeBraccio successfully obtained summary judgment and dismissal of a third-party complaint

Attorney Steven DeBraccio successfully obtained summary judgment and dismissal of a third-party complaint in the Northern District of New York, alleging that the client hospital owed indemnification to defendant-real estate holding company for a lawsuit filed under, among other things, … Continue reading

Attorney Steven DeBraccio successfully obtained summary judgment and dismissal of plaintiff’s entire complaint in Supreme Court

Attorney Steven DeBraccio successfully obtained summary judgment and dismissal of plaintiff’s entire complaint in Supreme Court, Albany County, where plaintiff was seeking $40,000 in damages (the value of a Mercedes Benz). Plaintiff argued that the client insurer breached the contract … Continue reading

Attorney Steven DeBraccio successfully defended an appeal to the Appellate Division

Attorney Steven DeBraccio successfully defended an appeal to the Appellate Division, Third Department from a grant of summary judgment from the Washington County Supreme Court, dismissing plaintiff’s complaint against our clients, where plaintiff was seeking over $3,000,000 in damages against … Continue reading

A COVID-19 Update from Burke, Scolamiero & Hurd, LLP

During this unprecedented time where businesses are scrambling to address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to let you know that Burke, Scolamiero and Hurd is operating in accordance with recommended business guidelines.  Our entire team, who operate … Continue reading

Attorney Steven DeBraccio Successfully Defended an Appeal from a Grant of Summary Judgement

Attorney Steven DeBraccio successfully defended an appeal from a grant of summary judgment at the Second Circuit, dismissing plaintiff’s 42 U.S.C. § 1983 complaint against our clients.  Plaintiff alleged that he suffered necrotizing pancreatitis has a result of deficient medical … Continue reading

Partner Jeffrey E. Hurd, Esq. Gets a No Cause at Trial in St. Lawrence County

Attorney Jeffrey Hurd got a no cause at a trial in St. Lawrence County.  Plaintiff claimed that he slipped and fell on a ramp outside a hospital emergency department because the ramp was hazardous due to a steep slope, lack … Continue reading

Attorney Steven V. DeBraccio Moved for Summary Judgment Dismissing Personal Injury Action

Attorney Steven V. DeBraccio successfully moved for summary judgment, dismissing plaintiff’s personal injury action against our client. Plaintiff alleged she sustained personal injuries when she tripped and fell over a traised bump in the sidewalk along the border of property … Continue reading

Attorney Thomas P. Armstrong Successfully Obtained Summary Judgment

Attorney Thomas P. Armstrong successfully obtained Summary Judgment in a case venued in Ulster County. This case involved a young woman who test drove a motorcycle from our client’s company who sold used vehicles. Our client was previously owned by … Continue reading